Archive for September, 2007

Why Studying The Day Before Is Bad…

September 19, 2007  |  General Tips  |  10 Comments

We’ve all heard it being said over and over again. Studying the night before the exam is bad! Never ever do it! But have ever pondered why it’s so bad as it’s often said. Well, here today, I am going to show you the major reason for it’s suckiness (is that a word, eh who cares…)

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When To Quit A Course…

September 18, 2007  |  Educational Theory, General Tips  |  2 Comments

I’m a huge optimist, there is no question of that, but despite this one has to acknowledge that sometimes there is no point in continuing…

You have to quit.

The problem is, how can you decide when to quit and when to continue?

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Readers Question: “I Want Better Comprehension”

September 17, 2007  |  General Tips, Q&A  |  1 Comment

It’s time again for another readers question. Today, we have the privilege to answer a certain fellow by the name of Aravind who wrote me the following question:
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Coach Yourself… Personal Life Coaching

September 17, 2007  |  Educational Theory, Self-Improvement  |  7 Comments

Do you need personal life coaching? Well, I don’t think there’s a need to be coached when you can do it yourself! That’s why I will discuss two “bulletproof” ways of coaching yourself. Take them or leave them as you wish!

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10 Days To Becoming A Great Writer – Day 4

September 17, 2007  |  Language Tips  |  2 Comments

This post is part of a series, I would -as always- appreciate it to hear what you have to say on this. A good way too keep up with new updates on the subject is by subscribing to this blog.

It’s been a while since we did this series, hasn’t it? On day 4 we will examine how a writer can find inspiration. It’s funny how I decided to write about this subject by the way. You see, I was pondering on this issue (what I should write about) so I decided I might as well look into how I could find inspiration to write this blog…

So I decided to writer about finding what I was searching for in the first place. Weird.

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How To Be More Efficient

September 16, 2007  |  How to, Self-Improvement  |  2 Comments

I’ve noticed it takes me a lot more time to get a blog post written these days, why? I’m not as efficient as I should be so I thought I might share my experiences on this issue today.

Do you want to be more efficient? If yes, then please take the time to read the following tips on how to be more efficient. If no, then close this website and never ever come back! (please don’t, I would so miss you)
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Readers Question: “How Do We Focus On Our Goals”

September 15, 2007  |  How to, Q&A  |  No Comments

It’s about time we start a new series here, don’t you think? I receive a certain amount of questions in my inbox every now and then and I might as well answer the questions here. You can find my e-mail at the bottom of this post if you would like to send me a message or simply comment
Filip wrote me the following message:

” How to concentrate on my exams. There is always something more important than my studying. pls help”

Filip, like many of us you are suffering from lack of concentration. The good news is that it’s very easy to change direction. I would advice you to do the following:
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3 Ways To Boost Your Study Results!

Howdy! Feels great to be back on the old computer again. Today, I wanted to speak about an important subject.

I’ve ranted about education a lot these days but today I want to move away from being the nasty guy who complaints about everything and become the dude with the solutions.

Let’s be frank here

If you are truly serious, and I believe you to be, about improving your study results there are currently 3 different options you can take:
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Personal Goal Setting

September 14, 2007  |  General Tips, Self-Improvement  |  1 Comment

Hello there… What’s happening? It sure feels a little strange to know that the summer is all over, ah well, what can you do?…

Anyway, one of the things that many people ask about is on the issue of personal goal setting. You see, procrastination is becoming a very common problem in our days, people never get things done!

So what is the solution? Is there a way to get rid of this? There is actually, by following these three steps:
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How To Remember Names

September 10, 2007  |  Memory Techniques, Self-Improvement  |  No Comments

Not always easy to remember/memorize names and not always fun when people can’t recall your name. But despair not! There are ways to surpass this and here they are:
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